2018 House Race: New Jersey District: NJ-05 ( Josh Gottheimer v John McCann )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Josh Gottheimer (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 04/02/2018
Primaries: 06/05/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Incumbent
Josh Gottheimer
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Josh Gottheimer (Share of Vote: Unopposed )


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
John McCann
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: John McCann (Share of Vote: 53.0%)
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Steven Lonegan (Share of Vote: 47.0% )


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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District NJ-05 Data Card
NJ-05 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 51% Female 51.2% Male
48.8% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 68% White
14% Hispanic
11% Asian
5% African American
55.8% White/Caucasian
16.6% White/Hispanic
15.0% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 26.9% 13.7% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 93.7% 89.3% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 47.8% 38.6% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $47,162 $38,911 $31,128
Median Age 42.3 39.5 37.9
Population 742,865 8944469 325.7 mil
Square Miles 991.40 7354.6 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 1749.30 11216.2 185.8
People per Household 2.8 2.7 2.7
Foreign Born 20.2% 22.5% 13.5%
Veteran 4.7% 4.8% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 9.0% 10.4% 14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
NJ-05 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 47.7 48.8 -1.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 47.9 50.9 -3
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 48.5 50.5 -2

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 51.1 46.7 +4.4
2014 43.3 55.4 -12.1
2012 43.7 56.3 -12.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2